The Resource The Shut Ins

The Shut Ins

Label
The Shut Ins
Title
The Shut Ins
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Subject
Summary
Mai and Hikaru went to school together in the city of Nagoya, until Hikaru disappeared when they were eighteen.It is not until ten years later, when Mai runs into Hikaru's mother, Hiromi Sato, that Mai learns he became a hikikomori, a recluse unable to leave his bedroom for years. In secret, Hiromi Sato hires Mai as a 'rental sister', to write letters to Hikaru and encourage him to leave his room.Mai has recently married J, a devoted salaryman with conservative ideas about the kind of wife Mai will be. The renewed contact with her old school friend, Hikaru, stirs Mai's feelings of invisibility within her marriage. She is frustrated with her life and knows she will never fulfill J's obsession with the perfect wife and mother.What else is there for Mai to do but to disappear herself?
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Brabon, Katherine
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Australian Fiction
  • General Fiction
Label
The Shut Ins
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_1665014
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781761062209
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Shut Ins
Control code
BORROWBOX:AAU_1665014
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781761062209
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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